Analysis: Covid vaccines, lockdowns save thousands of lives in Lebanon

This briefing from Siren Analytics‘ AI Unit identifies the effects of the lockdowns and the vaccination campaign implemented in Lebanon in the fight against Covid-19, examining their impact on the numbers of daily cases and deaths. Overall, the analysis found that the preventive measures implemented through the Inter Ministerial and Municipal Platform for Assessment Coordination and Tracking (IMPACT) had a positive effect on reducing both the numbers of Covid-19 cases and related deaths across Lebanon. The data analysis suggests that, over a period of nine months, the measures put in place helped avoid an additional 240,650 cases than were actually registered, and 6,330 deaths.